Anne Véronique Schlaepfer

Anne Véronique Schlaepfer

Partner, White & Case SA
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Anne Véronique Schlaepfer is a partner in the firm’s international arbitration practice and is based in Geneva. She is also the executive partner of the firm’s Geneva office.

Anne Véronique has acted as counsel in more than 150 arbitration proceedings involving, among others, construction contracts, pharmaceuticals, energy (upstream and downstream), joint venture agreements, sales contracts, collateral management agreements and know-how licence agreements. She has also served as arbitrator in more than 30 cases and represents parties before Swiss courts in arbitration-related court proceedings, in particular in challenges to arbitral awards.

Anne Véronique has been active in various arbitration institutions and associations and has held the following positions: member of the ICC executive board; vice president of the ICC Court (2015–2021); co-chair of the arbitration committee of the IBA (2015–2016); president of the arbitration court administering Swiss Rules arbitrations (2010–2013); expert consulted by the parliament for the revision of Chapter 12 of the Private International Law Act (parliamentary session of May 2019, Comité des affaires juridiques du Conseil National); member of the arbitration committee of the Geneva Chamber of Commerce (2006–2013); member of the working group for the revision of the Swiss Rules of International Arbitration (2010–2011). In addition, she is listed on the panel of arbitrators of the British Virgin Islands International Arbitration Centre.

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